According to reports there has been an explosion at the Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company in Kamisu, Japan.
The explosion happened at around 6:30 p.m. local time at the north side of the plant, but the cause remains unknown so far..
RT reports that there are fears that toxic gas has been released and gone into Kashima plant.
A fire brigade has arrived at the scene. There is so far no information on whether anyone was injured in the explosion.
The blast was heard by residents living nearby, one of which described it as a “tremendous explosion,” Daily Current Affairs News reported.
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The plant says there is no risk of hazardous substances being released as a result of the blast.